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  • Lust At First Sight Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Mar 7, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,370 views

    Lust is more than sex. It is about power. It is about the overwhelming desire for power. Sex was not the main issue in David’s sin with Bathsheba. It was the lust for power and control.

    Lust at First Sight II Samuel 11:2-5 March 6, 2005 This fellow had a dream in which he was transported to heaven. In his vision, St. Peter was showing him around the place when the guy noticed that there were clocks everywhere. Everywhere he went there were clocks…thousands of them, hundreds ...read more

  • The End Does Not Justify The Means

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 12, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,434 views

    Family Sermon: What can we learn from Jesus’ temptations

    NR 13-02-05 Family Service Talk on The Temptations of Jesus Lent is a period of 40 days from Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday when we remember Jesus’ temptations in the wilderness It was a time of quiet, fasting and prayer, in preparation for the beginning of his ministry in Galilee and ...read more

  • Judas: A Wolf Among Sheep Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Mar 23, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,696 views

    This the second in the series that takes a look at the betrayl of Jesus by Judas Iscariot.

    Judas: A Wolf Among Sheep Matthew 26:14:16; Matthew 16:26 I. Judas Betrayed Due to Blindness (v. 14a) A. He was blind to the plan of God B. He was blind to his real need (II Cor. 4:3) 1. His eyes were blinded to who Jesus was 2. His heart was blinded to what Jesus offered 3. His soul was ...read more

  • Learning From Absalom Series

    Contributed by Sue Richard on Feb 9, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 20,949 views

    Absalom provides a good example of the sin of pride and the conseqence of breaking the fifth commandment, Honor your father and mother.

    Today we will see from the life of Absalom what the outcome of breaking God’s fifth command is. It reads, “ Honor your father and your mother, so that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” Absalom, who was King David’s third son, had his life cut short because ...read more

  • Jesus Was Tempted!

    Contributed by David Smith on Feb 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 884 views

    For Jesus, as for us, overcoming temptation was not a one-off fight. The temptation experience that we read of today was, if I might extend the boxing analogy, more like one...

    It’s the first Sunday in Lent and we’re back in the wilderness with Jesus.Every year we make this journey - 40 days and 40 nights it lasts! - and every year it continues to be a painful trek (as I think it‘s expected to be). And I’m conscious of the fact that a lot of ink (real and virtual) has ...read more

  • Rugby, Reality & Religious Rivalry: Mark 9:31-34

    Contributed by David Smith on Dec 14, 2006
     | 1,495 views

    Father Dave’s sermon on faith and discipleship. Why do the disciples so often seem to get it wrong? And what’s the good news in all this?

    Yesterday was a great day for this community. Yes, I’m talking about the Newtown-St George Rugby game at Telstra Stadium, where our team, trailing by 2 points with only five minutes to go, ran in two tries to win by ten and get themselves a spot in next week’s Premier League Grand ...read more

  • There's Room For Everybody!

    Contributed by David Smith on Jun 18, 2009
     | 2,040 views

    "When the day of Pentecost came, all of them were together in one place. Suddenly, a sound like the roaring of a mighty windstorm came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. They saw tongues like flames of fire that separated, and

    Wind and Fire - the two elements of Pentecost - and a dynamic duo they are! In my naivety I had thought until recently that these two elements were natural opposites that cancelled each other out, such as when you blow on a birthday candle and the wind puts the fire out. And then we all ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Rooms Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,550 views

    A three week series looking at the cross cross from different perspectives.

    A Journey to the Cross: A Tale of Two Rooms Idea: Let’s Make a Deal – behind door #1 or door #2 – in this passage of Scripture we find two different people in two different rooms with two completely different I Judas at Caiaphas’ House Mt.26:14-16 A Judas went to the chief priest ...read more

  • The Fall And Original Sin

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 1, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,497 views

    How did the world get in such a mess? Where does the evil found in our society find its roots? The answer is not mental insanity, but original sin.

    The Fall and Original Sin (Genesis 3:1-7) 1. Lots of tragic news: child killed by molester; mother murdered her children.. 2. O’Reilly guest---all murderers are insane… 3. Now sometimes people are insane, but so many people refuse to accept another explanation for mankind’s woes: original ...read more

  • Revelation 20 Series

    Contributed by Rodney Fry on Oct 18, 2004
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,405 views

    Revelation Chapter 20

    20:1-2Who is going to remove Satan from the earth? The angel of God’s power. Note that the angel comes directly out of heaven, from God’s presence. Remember "angel" (aggelon) means messenger. Some messenger from heaven is going to remove Satan from this earth. Some scholars believe this ...read more

  • The Log In Your Eye

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Feb 28, 2001
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,367 views

    About Sin, about Lenten Preparation, most especially about the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) with a neat little prayer by Ephraem the Syrian (4th Century)

    Sermon: Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time – Luke 6:39-45 Given at St John the Evangelist, Rishworth, Diocese of Wakefield, 25th February 2001 “The log in your eye” In the name of the +Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. Amen. Sin. Nasty. Unpleasant. The last thing you want to hear ...read more

  • Entangled Families Or I'm My Own Grandpa

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 1,399 views

    Does godliness or the lack thereof run in families? How strong a role does genetics play?

    Entangled Families or "I’m My Own Grampa" Question: Does decency, or lack thereof, run in families? 1. Review: After the death of Solomon, Israel split into two; the bigger part was the North and retained the name "Israel" (also called Ephraim or Samaria); the Southern part, which ...read more

  • How To Destroy Your Church Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 18, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,444 views

    Christians may unconsciously destroy their church. Often, they perform this nefarious deed with the best of intentions. James warns us to review our actions and our attitudes so that we will not destroy our church or dishonour the Lord.

    JAMES 3:1-12 HOW TO DESTROY YOUR CHURCH “Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness. For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his ...read more

  • Jesus And Frank Sinatra Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 50 ratings
     | 2,056 views

    This is installment 7 in a series I preached from I Corinthians 13, and deals with the fact that "love does not seek its own."

    ¡§Jesus & Frank Sinatra¡¨ I Corinthians 13:5 February 2, 2003 Love of Another Kind ¡V I Corinthians 13 ¡§¡¦Jesus¡¦ Way¡¦ or ¡¥My Way¡¦?¡¨ And now, the end is near; And so I face the final curtain. My friend, I’ll say it clear, I’ll state my case, of which I’m certain. I’ve ...read more

  • Crouching Lion, Hidden Sin

    Contributed by John Knight on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 886 views

    How Jesus faced temptation is our example.

    Crouching Lion, Hidden Sin Matthew 3:16-4:11 Introduction: My routines for life -they guide, assist, facilitate I. Rules To Live By A. Cannon Of Life We all have guides which we use to lead us through life. We try to live by a set of ideals. Boundaries established in ...read more